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Of Such Life - For Black Lives Matter

Rating: 4.6
Enough pain
To last life
Endured such

I am not
Your damn slave
Whipped to death
For pleasure
I am not
Your sound board
Deafening you
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Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: equality,life and death,racism
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Stop the racism! Stop the killings! Return to being God's children! Please!
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COMMENTS
S.zaynab Kamoonpuri 12 August 2020
A deep sublime poem against racism on both sides. I like the bleed line and others a great too. Kudos!
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Dear Richard, Thanks for your very passionate poem, attributing to the tone and cries in our history. The world is shakened by the Black Lives Matter demonstrations. May racism and slavery proclaim their exit from our global humanity.
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Eva Mae Witt 17 July 2020
A very in depth poem written about racism many people who have slashed anyone of different color. Thank you for sharing this excellent written poem for all to read. I went through some of this myself as I grew up. I myself am of a mixed heritage. Native Canadian. Thank you Richard for sharing this.
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Pranab K Chakraborty 17 July 2020
I am such Of same blood As just you Your brother I do bleed When you cut My warm hand......................... message is clear. Now it depends on their acceptance. Thank you for sending.
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Tom Allport 16 July 2020
A wonderful write that is quite right that racial blindness is clear insight....well penned.
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Prodip Kumar Basak 16 July 2020
An excellent piece of work.
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Gary James Smith 16 July 2020
There definitely wee a lot of atrocities against the black people in the past for sure and racism I still alive in the marketplace today...only the good Lord with bring to justice in His time...
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Sandra Josefsson 16 July 2020
Great depth and feeling in this poem. Conveys the story of the abuse of black people. The understanding of how hard their Life is.
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Bryony Sheldon 15 July 2020
Such a meaningful and powerful poem!
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Nudershada Cabanes 15 July 2020
A timely poem. The message is clear and strong. Time to stop this racism.
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